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Facsimile & text of the Book of Taliesin


Published 1915
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A companion volume, "Poems from the book of Taliesin," containing an amended text with translation into English, issued by the editor in 1915

Issued to subscribers only. "Eight hundred copies of this work were printed at the private press of the editor in 1900-04; nos. 1-125 on Japanese vellum paper; 126-275 on toned linen-made paper; 276-450 on decklededge paper: 451-800 have text only. no. 359." List of subscribers indicates a different manner of issue: "Facsimile and text--Patrons' edition, nos. 1-100 ... Facsimile and text--Library edition, nos. 126-225 ... Facsimile and text--Students' edition, nos. 276-475."

Half-title: Llyvyr Taliessin. Vol. IX of the Series of old Welsh texts

Introduction (with notes on geographical names in Wales) dated March 20, 1915

Facsimile (on vellum paper) interleaved with text. Pagination includes 2 blank pages, 49-50, the original ms. lacking these 2 pages besides p. 1-2 and "a quire or more" at the end

"Taliesin lived between 1105 and 1175, or thereabouts. The Daroganeu, the theological poems, and those referring to John and Richard, as well as their Kymric contemporaries, are, in my opinion, by some other poet, or poets."--Introd., p. xxix

Appended to this copy are (printed on vellum paper): "A list of books used" and "Additional subscribers" (1 leaf); "List of subscribers" (p. [170]-177)


Publisher Llanbedrog : N. Wales
Pages 328
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number SRLF_UCLA:LAGE-623368
Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive
Book contributor University of California Libraries
Collection cdl; americana
Scanfactors 1

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